Pedro Sorrentino is the co-founder and managing partner at ONEVC, a seed-stage firm focused on investing in first and second generation immigrant founders in Silicon Valley and Brazil.
Pedro started his career in VC as an associate at FundersClub. In 18 months, Pedro sourced eleven deals with partnership support, co-investing with Uncork Capital, RedPoint, Andreessen Horowitz, Trinity Ventures, 500 Startups, YC and others. Since his initial investments, Sequoia, FoundersFund, DST, and YC-Continuity invested in startups he sourced.
Before becoming an investor, Pedro was employee #11 at SendGrid (NYSE:SEND), where he led partnerships, expanded the company to Latin America and, ultimately, led the Silicon Valley branch for their startup program, SendGrid Accelerate.
Previously Pedro started two companies. Recomind.net (acquired by Buscape Company) and Slumdog Productions, a profitable events company that connected startups and investors.
Pedro works to become 1% better everyday and blogs at pedrosorren.com. He also loves fitness, formula 1, coffee. He tries to approach things in life with acceptance, enjoyment and enthusiasm.